sightings

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  1. Hawkeye

    14th June 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 14th June 2018 West Kilbride, South Uist A Grasshopper Warbler was calling there today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 05:25 - 09:30 Weather: Wind W F 8-9, 8/8 cloud with rain for most of the time A 4 hour seawatch this...
  2. Hawkeye

    13th June 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 13th June 2018. Updated throughout the day Loch Mor, Benbecula A male Ruff was on the loch today Ardivachar, South Uist 16 Bar-tailed Godwits were seen on the beach Howmore, South Uist 4 Black-tailed Godwits were seen on the river...
  3. BrianR

    12th June 2018

    With seemingly few breeding Wheatears this year (on the Uists at least) it was disappointing that this recently fledged bird flew into a window at Carinish, North Uist recently (reported/photo by Rebeca Cotton).
  4. Hawkeye

    11th June 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 11th June 2018 Aird an Runair, North Uist A 2nd summer Glaucous Gull and an Iceland Gull were seen there this afternoon Ardivachar, South Uist Two summer plumage Long-tailed Ducks were seen offshore today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist...
  5. Hawkeye

    10th June 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 10th June 2018. Updated throughout the day Aird an Runair A Curlew Sandpiper and 2 adult Iceland Gulls were there today. A 2nd summer Glaucous Gull was seen there later Claddach Vallay, North Uist A Chiffchaff and circa 4 Siskins were...
  6. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 9th June 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today 9th June 2018. Updated throughout the day St Kilda The female ***Snowy Owl*** is still on St Kilda Vatersay A *Common Rosefinch* was see near Vatersay township today (See Bruce's post below) Ben Risary Plantation, North Uist A male...
  7. C

    June 8th 2018

    Rubha Ardvule 8th June 8-30 to 10-30 am. Light southerly breeze. Some swell. Overcast. Sea watch. Storm petrel 3 S. Manx Shearwater 124+ ( one group exceeded 100). Red- throated diver 3 S. Fulmar 3 N. Gannet 30. Guillemot 100 S. Auk sp 100 S, 12 N. Bottlenose dolphin 3. Nearby. Dunlin 20...
  8. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 7th June 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 7th June 2018. Updated throughout the day The Butt of Lewis A 2nd summer Iceland Gull flew north past The Butt early afternoon Loch Ordais, Isle of Lewis A Curlew Sandpiper was seen there today Borve, Berneray A Pink-footed Goose...
  9. Hawkeye

    6th June 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 6th June 2018. Updated throughout the day Aird an Runair, North Uist An Iceland Gull and a Curlew Sandpiper were seen early afternoon. A Glaucous Gull and 2 Curlew Sandpipers were there in the evening Coot Loch, Benbecula A drake...
  10. Hawkeye

    5th June 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 5th June 2018. Updated throughout the day St Kilda A 2CY Iceland Gull there today Leurbost, Isle of Lewis A Whinchat was still there today Aird an Runair, North Uist The 2nd summer Glaucous Gull and 2CY Iceland Gull were still there...
  11. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 4th June 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 4th June 2018. Updated throughout the day Loch Ordais, Isle of Lewis A *White-billed Diver* was seen offshore briefly before flying west. 2 Curlew Sandpipers were present on the beach Loch Mor, Benbecula A drake Garganey, 2 Ruff and a...
  12. Hawkeye

    3rd June 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 3rd June 2018. Updated throughout the day Aird an Runair, North Uist A juvenile Glaucous Gull and a juvenile Iceland Gull were there around midday. A male White Wagtail was also present Loch Mor, Benbecula 2 male Ruff were there today...
  13. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 2nd June 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 2nd June 2018. Updated throughout the day Baleshare, North Uist A drake Garganey was on Loch na Paisg this afternoon Stinky Bay, Benbecula 2 male Ruff were seen in the area today and 2 Black-tailed Godwits nearby at Loch Mor Rubh’...
  14. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 1st June 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 1st June 2018. Updated throughout the day St Kilda A first summer ***Black-headed Wagtail*** was there this morning Creachan, Barra An *Icterine Warbler* there and singing this morning (See Bruce's post below) Black-headed wagtail...
  15. MisterT

    31st May 2018

    A 2nd calendar year Iceland Gull flew north along Frobost beach late this morning and 4 Lesser Redpolls have been visiting my feeders here in Askernish Displaying Skylark
  16. Hawkeye

    30th May 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 30th May 2018. Updated throughout the day Uig, Isle of Lewis An immature Iceland Gull is visiting a garden there North Locheynort, South Uist A Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Siskins and 2 Chiffchaffs were there today . South Glendale, South...
  17. Hawkeye

    29th May 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 29th May 2018. Updated throughout the day Loch Ordais, Isle of lewis A Little Stint was with the wader flock while a Velvet Scoter and 4 Great Northern Divers were offshore. Aird an Runair, North Uist Two Little Stints were on the shore...
  18. Hawkeye

    28th May 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 28th May 2018. Updated throughout the day Barvas, Isle of Lewis A Spotted Flycatcher and Chiffchaff were there today. Loch Fada, Benbecula A pair of Garganey were on the loch and a male Ruff and a Barnacle Goose were nearby on Loch Mor...
  19. Hawkeye

    27th May 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 27th May 2018. Updated throughout the day Loch Paible, North Uist A Little Stint was at the south end of the loch today. Claddach Baleshare, North Uist An Osprey flew north towards Langass in the early afternoon Stinky Bay, Benbecula An...
  20. Hawkeye

    26th May 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 26th May 2018 Lochmaddy, North Uist A Pomarine Skua was seen at sea this morning from the Lochmaddy - Uig ferry, 25 minutes out from Lochmaddy Rubh' Arnal, North Uist An immature Iceland Gull and pale-bellied Brent Goose were seen nearby...